Emmanuel Sanders: Latest Rumors Surrounding Electric WR and Patriots

March 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Emmanuel Sanders isn't a member of the new England Patriots. Not yet. 
It was reported early on Saturday that the restricted free agent had signed an offer sheet with the AFC East champs, but those notions were quickly dispelled. 
ESPN's Adam Schefter, as he tends to do, came through with the news:
Meanwhile, F. Dale Lolley of the Washington Observer-Reporter added some other important details:
The Steelers tendered Sanders an offer of $1.323 million prior to the start of free agency, guaranteeing them the right to match any offer he might receive. The Steelers would have five days to match the offer or receive a third-round draft pick – equal to the round in which they selected Sanders – in return.
Sanders left New England Friday without an offer, and of the 40 restricted free agents who were available in 2012, none changed teams.
That doesn't necessarily mean Pittsburgh is free and clear of losing its second wide receiver in a ...

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